Daniel Barenboim. Quotes
Date of birth
November 15, 1942
Children in schools need to have something to do with music and learn it the way they do literature, geography and biology.
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I'm a late developer in everything. I have a fast mind and fast metabolism, and I'm an intense worker, but in terms of life development, I'm way behind.
Everything in life influences my music. I've always used songwriting as a means to share what I think is profound.
World events can shape culture. Music is either a soundtrack for or a narration of changing times. And who knows how that's going to go?
I used to do some philanthropic work, but with the political platform, I can contribute in a bigger way.
The music industry is in such poor shape; it's in a really bad way, and a lot of people in the industry are very depressed.
What's fascinated me from the time I was a little kid was the way we construct our lives through stories.
As a writer, I'm convinced that encouraging children to write fiction, to hook into that marvelous machine called the imagination, has to be good for everyone.
The music that I'm known for is quiet and gentle, although when I was growing up and as a teenager, I was playing the opposite - I was screaming and playing bass and those loud electric guitars.